For Immediate Release
Death Coming, the newest title from NEXT Studio, is no longer on Early Access after the dev team accidentally pulled the switch to full release during a bug fix. The team, whilst fixing numerous bug fixes, saw the irony in their accidental release in a game about causing accidents to kill people as the Grim Reaper.
“While players were running around trying to cause fatal accidents in the game, we made one in real life! The irony is certainly not lost on us, that has to be some kind of early access record?”Said the team at Next Studio.
"On Nov. 7th, we uploaded Version 426 after fixing bugs all through the night. However, at the same time, we accidently released the game unexpectedly! When we spotted this from comments by players, we found we could not go back to *Early Access*. Even though we are mad with ourselves, we have to accept this accident.
Just like our slogan: life is about accidents and how we face up to them. We will face it. In an unexpected way, we have jumped from beta test to releasing, but that doesn’t mean we have done our work. On the contrary, we are still doing our best to make it the best game possible.Please still consider Death Coming as an Early Access game at least for the time being as we continue to polish the game and bug fix. Please continue to send us your report bugs and leave feedback on discussion boards and we will continue fixing bugs and making improvements based on your comments. Thank you for your understanding and support of the game!"
The game launched on November 6th has received a positive reception from both players and critics achieving a 'Very Positive' user review rating on Steam. The games unique approach to gameplay has impressed players thus far causing waves of discussions on forums. Death Coming is now available on Steam for the discounted price of $4.54 until November 13th. After the sale, the game will cost $6.99.
- Pixel Art Style
- Non-linear puzzle progression
- Environmental manipulation
- Morbid black comedy
- Reactive AI
- Creative kills
- Play as a reaper and find out why you became an agent of death
See What Critics Say About Death Coming!
“The contrast between what you're actually doing and the visuals work to Death Coming's advantage. The music is also a major contributor here. It makes it a light-hearted little puzzle game with a morbid theme and it just works.”
“Excellent pixel art with a really cool concept.”
- Attack Slug
“One of the coolest indie games at PAX.”
“Death Coming is a fun game, unlike anything else I’ve ever played”
- PC Aficionado
“It's a Final Destination game, but instead of horror you have humor. It's great!”